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Wednesday 23 Mar 2022David Rees Fellow: Public Lecture in Mathematics

Prof. Jon Keating, FRS - University of Oxford

Alumni Auditorium, the Forum at the University of Exeter 18:00-19:30

The role of mathematics in solving the problems of the future.

You are invited to join us for Professor Jon Keating's talk and an in-conversation session with Dr Julio Andrade and Professor Beth Wingate, followed by a reception.

This event is open to all, students, staff, friends, and family, is free iiito attend but registration is essential.

Professor Jon Keating, FRS is one of the foremost mathematicians in the UK. He was until recently the President of the London Mathematical Society and is currently the Sedleian Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Oxford, where he is also a Fellow of The Queen's College.

Professor Keating has wide-ranging interests that cover both fundamental mathematics and its applications. In his lecture, he will discuss what has been called the unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics, describing situations where mathematics has had profoundly important applications to science and technology that were unanticipated at the time it was created.

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